TQ4500 : Site of RNAS Newhaven

taken 9 years ago, near to Rookery Hill, East Sussex, Great Britain

Site of RNAS Newhaven
Site of RNAS Newhaven
The wooden sleepers in the foreground would have once had Stroudley railway carriages perched on top of them and used as admin offices for the staff of RNAS Newhaven. When the base closed the carriages were used as holiday homes until they were removed for defence reasons in 1939. The concrete hardstanding beyond marks the site of the former hangars. The seaplane base was built on the shingle banks to the east of the River Ouse.
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TQ4500, 170 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 8 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 March, 2008
Category
Military installation (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 456 002 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.9962N 0:3.8757E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 456 002
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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